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Title:SINKING OF FFS COURBET AS A BLOCKSHIP OFF SWORD BEACH [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 1273
Other titles:OPERATION NEPTUNE [Allocated Series Title]
Description: MS and MCU off the port beam of FFS Courbet - two beam tugs manoeuvre her into position for sinking. Cut to MS off port beam of a sunken blockship, panning right to a second merchant hull, Courbet, and other merchant ships making up the blockship line. MS off the port beam of blockship 423. MCUs of vessels 414 and 502, and MS off the port bow of a blockship with rhino barges alongside. Final MLS pan over assembled repair and supply craft - LCE, LBO, LBE, with LBK (?) in the background.